The place for growth
in the heart of Europe

Everything about MV as a business location.

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is situated in the heart of Europe. Its central position between the cities of Hamburg, Berlin, Copenhagen and Szczecin gives companies in every sector an excellent locational advantage. Its modern infrastructure provides direct access to global markets, making the northeastern German state an ideal location for investment.

Plenty of room to invest

  • Land area: 8,963 sq miles (23,213 km²)
  • Coastline: 1,209 miles (1,945 km)
  • Population: 1.61 million
  • Population density: 180 per sq mile (69 per km²)
  • GDP: 46.567 billion euros
  • Unemployment rate: 7.3% in 2022 (average)

Grow in MV

As an investor, you would benefit from our highly developed transport infrastructure - road, rail and sea. New broadband expansion will ensure your local, regional and global networking. Even large-scale construction projects can be completed cost-effectively thanks to fair prices per square foot for commercial and industrial sites. At the same time, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern can provide a highly trained specialist workforce, with five state universities ready to deliver both young talent and R&D cooperation.

Your employees will discover a high quality work-life balance and a family-friendly environment, including free childcare, multiple leisure and recreational opportunities, and numerous art and cultural events.

Optimum transport connections

  • Worldwide logistics via the ports of Rostock, Wismar and Sassnitz/Mukran
  • Excellent road connections by autobahn highways
  • Efficient rail logistics into Western and Southern Europe
  • Rostock-Laage Airport for rapid cargo handling with 24/7 clearance
  • Proximity to the airports of Hamburg and Berlin
  • One hour drive from the Port of Hamburg

Available sites

  • Fully developed commercial and industrial sites of up to 740 acres (300 ha)
  • Inexpensive sites from 1 €/sq foot (10 €/m2)

Professional workforce

  • 8,650 qualified or qualifiable job seekers
  • 74,000 out-commuters
  • 2,000 university graduates in STEM subjects annually

Networks & Know-how

  • Industry sector networks
  • Industry-related research projects

Attractive funding

  • Investment subsidy of up to 45%
  • Support for research and development
  • Customized employee training

Business-friendly climate

  • Clear commitmemt towards green production
  • Swift and efficient permitting procedures
  • Invest in MV services - all free of charge from a single source